Hail to the Redskins……

I grew up in the suburbs of Washington DC, and in that town everyone is a Skins fan. Growing up I of course was the ultimate tomboy of the 70’s. I feverishly followed the Skins and to this day still remember the names and numbers of many players from the teams of the 70’s and…

Misc. thoughts……

#1 – As I glanced at yesterday’s newspaper I noticed on the 2nd page a sad and disturbing photo of survivors of the cyclone in Bangledesh. They were desperate for food, and fighting to get food at a distribution center. I thought to myself what a contrast…..here we are sitting down for a huge Thanksgiving…

Priorities of Life

Wow check out this quote from Oswald Chambers, it really puts the priorities of life into perspective! ~Continually restate to yourself what the purpose of your life is. The destined end of man is not happiness, not health, but holiness.~

Delicious Pumpkin Cookies

Oh Ladies, these cookies are scrumptious! I just made a batch for church yesterday and thought I would post the recipe. When I make them at home they disappear so quickly. I usually throw a little whole wheat flour in also, but you can use white flour. The whole wheat is used to try and…

Quiet……..

I am finding that the older I get the more I enjoy quiet!  Why is that?  As I  sit and type this SportTman is playing drums, The Inventor is whining about her back hurting, hubby is banging out a beat on his pants ( this is a normal thing for drummers)the dryer is going, and…

Grocery Shopping with the kids is such bliss!

Yes you heard me right, grocery shopping with my kids is great!! Today, after close to 12 years of grocery shopping stress ( you know the kind of stress I mean – the kids whine for certain foods, or they want to push the cute little kiddie shopping cart 60 mph down the produce aisle,…

M.A.I.D is love

Yes I have a cleaning lady now that I am working full- time….this is my tribute to this wonderful human being! M – Mindful of the details, like cleaning dog slobber off my dinning room window A – Always cheerful and goes the extra mile for me I – I worship her………..uh I mean appreciate…

Did you hear the latest?

Laughing Through the Tears and TCC got into on their blogs the other day. Both were busting on each other about something Classic Mama said on her blog about Liza’s Eyeview. Well then The Riding Pony got involved and she emailed Lessons from the Laundry to see what she thought about the whole thing. And…

It’s Christmas time in the city…….

2 days before Halloween The Inventor and I walked into our local “everything you need kind of store” looking for Halloween items. We wanted to give a little gift to the women who watches The Inventor for about 10 min. before school everyday. We were thinking about a cute fall item. You would think on…